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Fabric of Life: The Final Days of Hong Kong’s Famous Pang Jai Market

Catch a last glimpse of Kowloon’s Pang Jai fabric market, once a thriving center of East Asia’s textile industry, before it makes way for new construction

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Stew in the Atmosphere of China’s Hot Springs

What secrets bubble beneath the surface of China’s miraculous hot springs?

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After Rescuing Animals Half My Life, I Can’t Help Them Anymore

“I’ve never regretted it”: How a Beijing animal shelter tried to make a difference—and what happens when they no longer can

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From Janitor to Painter: “With Art, I Have Somewhere to Unload My Burden”

How 50-year-old “cleaning auntie” Wang Liuyun discovered freedom in painting

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As a Rural Doctor, I Don’t Want to Pass the Baton

A second-generation village physician reflects on the decline of her profession and its uncertain future over a 20-year career

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A Middle-Aged Nanny’s Literary Dreams in the City

Leaving behind an abusive marriage, a migrant worker from the countryside discovered a literature club and reignited her dreams of writing

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Greatest Mysteries: The Story of China’s Most Famous UFO Sighting

In 1994, a woodcutter claimed to have a date with a 3-meter-tall female alien, and never wavered from his story since

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Arms Up! How Radio Exercises Live on in Modern China

How a German tradition from 1803 affects the massage parlors of China today

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How China Lives, Works, and Plays by the Sea

Photographer Xin Ting captures ordinary and extraordinary scenes along China’s coastline

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